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Bay Cabinz Motel

32 - 34 School Road | P.O. Box 182, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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York, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the Bay Cabinz a few weeks ago and although the property was fine it all looked a bit dated. The strange Red, Yellow and Blue colour scheme in the rooms did it no favours and overall it was not really worth the money. The lady at reception was very nice and helpful and could not have been... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Don't book this place is you dislike stairs as you have to climb to get to your cool little cabin but oh is it worth it! Yes! Nice little cabins with kitchenette, 2 beds and decent shower. Don't get me wrong. It's not the ritz. But you get what you pay for. The shower is pretty yuck but it's ok.... More 

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Brisbane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Good practical cabin - On the top level which involved climbing some stairs but worth it for the view. Paihia is a lovely place to be. The Cabinz is situated across the road from Legends eatery which is great for families

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Unfortunately due to time constraints we could only stay one night. We got one of the top cabins and enjoyed a lovely ocean view. The cabin was very clean and well equipped. Slept well even if the bed was a bit softer than I'm used to. The owners were very generous and allowed us to park our car on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Spent 2 nights but could have stayed at least 5 days. Owner Belinda very helpful & knowledgeable , added to the visit. Sea views and a quiet location. Interesting buildings & site. Facilities in motel unit (cabin) was the best in our five weeks of NZ touring. Motel clean, comfortable in a Small area, with a most complete facilities which... More 

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Hoi An, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Our cabin had a pleasant view towards the distant sea and it was clean and tidy. However, the decor was garish and the furniture needed replacing: the chairs were faded and there was no bedside table on one side of the bed. We felt it was not good value for money compared to other places we stayed plus the Wi-Fi... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Spent 3 nights at Bay Cabinz in a chalet with a sea view. It was so nice to be able to sit on the balcony and relax with a drink after the day's activities. In fact we opted to self cater because we knew we could guarantee a window seat! A good location being just a short walk to the... More 

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Cambridge, null, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Thank goodness we had the ground floor Cabin. The stairs to the other cabin were steep and would not be easy for anyone who has difficulty with stairs. We had what was called a wheel chair unit but apart from the bathroom this unit would not be easy for some one in a wheel chair. There was very little room... More 

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Waiuku, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Spent a cosy night in this eco friendly unit. We were made very welcome and even had my case taken to the unit, relaxed and comfortable night. Very close to the central district and had a lovely Chinese Smorgasboard

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We received a very friendly welcome and were shown our cabin. It looks a lot bigger in the photos, but the cabin was quite small and not good value for the $145-165 per night paid. It was clean and tidy, with a great bbq nearby but in the whole week we were there only the towels got replaced and even... More 

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